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Definitions of stifle:
  • noun:   joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee
  • verb:   smother or suppress
    Example: "Stifle your curiosity"
  • verb:   be asphyxiated; die from lack of oxygen
  • verb:   impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of
  • verb:   conceal or hide

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